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Hello lovely IMBBians,
Before I started writing for IMBB, hitting the pan of my pressed powder was a sad feeling (just pressed powder; not blushes or eyeshadows as I could never finish even one-tenth of the quantity!!!!). But things have changed now, ever since I have been writing for IMBB. Now, hitting a pan usually means that it’s time to try a new product, time to write a new product review, and add one more opinion on IMBB. I have always liked bareMinerals as a brand and that’s mainly because of the ingredients list. This time, I laid my hands on bareMinerals Ready Touch Up Veil Broad Spectrum SPF 15. Read on to know more about this pressed powder 🙂
bareMinerals Ready Touch Up Veil is an innovative concept in solid mineral technology. Created through a unique cold-pressed method, this formula combines our proprietary SeaNutritive MineralTM Complex composed of positively-charged, antioxidant-rich sea minerals with cold-pressed grape seed oil-ingredients known to deliver anti-aging benefits for softer, smoother skin with broad spectrum sun protection. This formula diffuses the look of imperfections and reduces shine for an air-brushed finish.
- Flawless finish throughout the day with skin-nourishing benefits and SPF protection.
- Reduces the look of imperfections and shine for a soft-focus finish.
- Non-drying, skin-nourishing formula with anti-aging benefits.
$23 for 10 gm, Made in USA.
Suggested Usage Instructions: Apply with brush or included puff to eliminate shine; focus on oily areas.
My Experience with bareMinerals Ready Touch Up Veil Broad Spectrum SPF 15 – Translucent:
bareMinerals Ready Touch Up Veil Broad Spectrum SPF 15 is available in four shades – translucent, tan, dark and deep. I picked “Translucent” for my NC25 skin complexion. The packaging is practical and attractive. A leathery, black compact that closes tight and houses a full-sized mirror inside, along with a good quality sponge applicator. It is light and travel safe.
Moving on to the product texture, it is extremely fine and velvety soft. The application is soft without even the slightest crease or trace even when you go generously heavy with the powder. Nothing could be better than bareMinerals Ready Touch up Veil Broad Spectrum SPF-15 for an oily-skinned beauty. It is extremely lightweight on the skin, no matter how many times you layer it on. It never looks cakey or ghostly.
The shade is so perfect, it doesn’t make me look powdery white or pale ever. The oil control factor is amazing and my t-zone (which has an active oil factory inside) stays shine-free all day long (say 8 hours) without blotting or touch ups. It blends in perfectly without creasing; just make sure to moisturise well if you have dry patches.
bareMinerals Ready Touch Up Veil Broad Spectrum SPF 15 gives good coverage against medium level imperfections like freckles, scars, zits and blemishes. It is formulated without parabens, sulfate, synthetic dyes, fragrances, Petrochemicals, Phthalates, GMOs and Triclosan. Therefore, it is suitable even for sensitive skin type without worrying about it irritating the skin or causing breakouts. The ingredients list and product description mentions some heavy words like grape seed oil, deep sea minerals, etc., that claim to have anti-ageing properties, but I would ask you to forget about that. The product performance is convincing enough to make it a staple in your vanity.
Summing up pros and cons of this lovely product:
Pros of bareMinerals Ready Touch Up Veil Broad Spectrum SPF 15 – Translucent:
- Lovely, practical, and functional packaging.
- Keeps oil at bay, t-zone remains shine-free for 8 hours easily.
- Doesn’t look cakey or streaky no matter how generously you apply the product.
- Medium and good coverage against imperfections.
- Smooth, velvety feel.
- Soft, fine and easily blend-able texture.
- Feels lightweight on the skin.
- The shade isn’t too pale or white to give a ghostly look.
- Free of all harmful chemicals.
- Doesn’t give an invitation to zits 😛
- Great ingredient list.
- No streaky finish.
- Contains SPF 15.
Cons of bareMinerals Ready Touch Up Veil Broad Spectrum SPF 15 – Translucent:
Would I Recommend/Repurchase bareMinerals Ready Touch Up Veil Broad Spectrum SPF 15 – Translucent?
Bareminerals Ready Touch Up Veil Broad Spectrum SPF 15 is a complete win for me. I am going to stay with this product for long. I will recommend it without any hesitation to everyone 🙂
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